The creative was a moving target but in the end, worth the challenge. Senior Producer Leah Karabenick, creatives Jeni Brendemuehl, Peter Dusenberry, and ECD Matt Denten, team ARC/Leo Burnett out of Chicago, all superstar human beings. Indebted to their clever minds and tireless efforts for creating something worthy of a swooning.. Jon Dino man-handles producing details for team Assembly Films. Jeffrey Kim, DP, Edmund Levine art directs and stylist Robert Molnar all conspire to saturate fall into every pixel.
40 festivals later, Fleisig's admired Love and A Lug Wrench is online. Pete's absurdly desperate plan to win over his dream girl is everyone else's nightmare in this tale of forbidden love and misguided affection. Diabolical performances from Abby Miller (Aquarius, Justified, Mad Men) director Jeffrey Fleisig delivers pitch-perfect black humor in this twisted ode to love.
I had a blast winding up these guys for "Commute," a digital film for Nissan launching their bad-ass 2016 Maxima. Thank you NBCUniversal and Chiat LA, this was a romp even if we lost our video feed right from the start and audio was elusive.